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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
to go to the federal government for food stamps, for a housing voucher, energy assistant, child care on average is about $13,000 a year. if i am paying you 825 an hour, that's only about $15,000. who is going to watch your kids? on thanksgiving day, i had the opportunity to go to the shelter here a lot they go to work every day but they have to live in the shelter because they cannot afford the rent. they cannot afford to buy food, transportation to get back and forth to work. metro just announced another increase, increase in the cost of transportation, but if wages are not increasing, that means that family has to make a choice. something has to give so they can get to work. >> if businesses want to develop, want to grow but they are intimidated or they feel they are too restrained in their own financial futures to do more higher, what happens then? >> in the nation's capitol, that's not happening. we have 63 active projects that are taking place. income. >> that's the reason why these retailers want to get into the nation's capitol. >> that's where their growth opportunitiesly. th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am EST
governed in south africa and continued to energy us the still rights movement. when it came to los angeles in 1990, i was there and remember the energy from all the civil rights leaders in this city and other parts of the country. they saw nelson mandela not just as a foreign icon. but they saw him as one of them. so really the inspiration from nelson mandela, his leadership had a profound influence on the civil rights movement. >> i was going to ask you how it was perceived. i know in iconic places around the u.s. where the civil rights movement has significance. there are wreaths laid and tributes paid to nelson mandela. i wanted to ask you how much of them saw him as one of them, not just as a south african leader but one of them struggling for equality? >> that's important when we are trying to position nelson mandela in terms of his historic legacy. when you talk about civil rights organizations and movement in this country. nelson mandela talls -- always, you had a picture. they were the big three, the trinity for civil rights leaders and organizations for literally 30 years. nelson
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
to hurt too much. it's ridiculous. >> it could affect ukraine's energy source, you are quite dependent on russia for that. does it go back to the cold war difficulty of the sense of who is a satellite of who here? >> for the ukrainians, it's very important to get away from moscow, probably as far as they can. these demonstrations we saw today, the demonstrations in 2004 and 2005 are an indication of that. this ukrainians really want to already by their choices. they want to live in a free society, they want to live in europe. in. >> in a westernized democracy. >> in a westernized democracy. you live in a european society or the post-soviet economy. nothing injunctions. >> pavlo, the generational sense, is there a sense in chicago, is there any distinction, is it really just about the economics and the future or does this harken back in a sense in your community to having that feeling that look, we let moscow control things for a generation, now we want to move to the west, we want to be thought of in a western democratized way? >> well, unfortunately controlled by russia and moscow in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
, stating that: it states examples of prisoners told to pray to be cured or drink energy shakes to help symptoms. symptoms. it is cruel punishment and the attitude of maybe is who cares. >> dan says in his 40 years career he has never seen a worse prison health care system. a year and a half ago the state handed over prison health care to a private company. the arizona legislature in the last few years, their goal has been to reduce costs attributable to the prison function. people have had sentences turning into death sentences because of the absence of minimum care. >> in the second part of this investigation america tonight's adam may meant with family members, and they told him in an effort to save money, privatized care sentenced some pruchers to death. >> it's a growing trend for state's looking for ways to trim budgets. to date 28 states privatized prison health care and private companies are rewarded for keeping costs down. a report this month from the american friend's services committee in arizona shows that since states privatized health care medical spending dropped by 30 mi
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